Definition of Xylitol

1. Noun. (chemistry) a pentahydric alcohol, C5H12O5, penta-hydroxy pentane; derived from xylose; used as a sweetener ¹



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Definition of Xylitol

1. an alcohol [n -S] - See also: alcohol

Medical Definition of Xylitol

1. A five-carbon sugar alcohol derived from xylose by reduction of the carbonyl group. It is as sweet as sucrose. It is used as a noncariogenic sweetner and as a sugar substitute in diabetic diets. Chemical name: Xylitol (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Xylitol

xylenes
xylenol
xylenol orange
xylenols
xylenyl
xyletic
xylic
xylidic
xylidin
xylidine
xylidines
xylidins
xylindein
xylite
xylites
xylitol (current term)
xylitol 5-phosphate dehydrogenase
xylitol dehydrogenase
xylitols
xylitone
xylitones
xylo
xylo-
xylo-marimba
xylobalsamum
xylobiose
xylobioses
xylocaine
xylocarp
xylocarpous

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